electroshock treatment


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electroshock treatment

[ɪˌlektrəʊʃɒkˈtriːtmənt] Nelectrochoque m
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Human rights activists protested the use of electroshock treatment (ECT) - up to 460 volts of electricity sent through the brain - especially on children, some younger than five years old.
Following this episode, Freeman was apparently hospitalized, given electroshock treatment, and then put on tranquilizers (p.
At the top of the list are gun-for-hire Deadshot (Will Smith) and Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), a beautiful Arkham Asylum psychiatrist with a tacky Bronx accent whom the Joker apparently subjected to electroshock treatment and a disfiguring acid bath; the film reveals how both were arrested by Batman (still played by Ben Affleck).
Dubai: A study by Harvard University found that 67 per cent of its respondents would rather face electroshock treatment than be put in a room without their technological communication devices.
"From my experience of 35 years, I have noticed that every patient that [has undergone] electroshock treatment does not respond to any medication," Labban said.
When journalist Roger Cohen was just 3 years old, in 1958, his mother underwent electroshock treatment. Raised in South Africa, June Cohen, who was later diagnosed with manic depression, had moved with Roger's father to England just a couple of years earlier.
One might reasonably argue that Kesey's iconic work seems dated in some respects, with its barbaric use of electroshock treatment, frontal lobe lobotomy, and World Series reference.
Unlike earlier electroshock treatment programs, which tended to placate people with mental disturbances, the goal of this work is to help people with learning disorders overcome their difficulties, and to help others learn better generally.
The defibrillator is used to provide life-saving electroshock treatment for people who suffer a heart attack or cardiac arrest.
In an interview with Oprah in 2011, Fisher even admitted to regularly undergoing electroshock treatment, one of the most taboo forms of therapy, to relieve symptoms of her chronic depression.
The charges against Russell foreshadowed the travails of Thomas Eagleton in 1972, whose vice presidential nomination was derailed by revelations that he had undergone electroshock treatment, and accusations of homosexuality continue to dog a variety of crusading moral conservatives.
We collude with the defiant, tall, orange-haired Dona Juana, who defends her right to develop her "facultades" and refuses the electroshock treatment prescribed by an ill-humored psychiatrist.